Alyssa Matherly crowned MSU-WP Homecoming Queen

Alyssa Matherly, Cabool, and Ezekiel Webb, Ellsinore, were crowned the 2020 Grizzly Homecoming Queen and King, respectively, during halftime activities of Saturday’s basketball game between Missouri State University-West Plains and Moberly Area Community College, in Joe Paul Evans Arena at West Plains Civic Center. Matherly and Webb were both sponsored by Christian Campus House. They were…

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Senior Night closes regular season

Senior basketball players and cheerleaders were honored last Thursday evening between games at the Cabool High School gym. Shown are, front row from left, Collin Emery, Katlynn Ellison, Adrian Fleetwood and Maggie Wells; back row, Grace Shockley, Hunter Sparks, Brandon Vancil, Zach Beller, Radeef Karim, and Hayden Casper.

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Ellison sets new scoring record

Cabool High School senior Katlynn Ellison broke the girls’ basketball scoring record last Thursday evening in a game against Salem. The previous record was 1,453 by Jamie Reaves. Ellison scored 9 points in the game, besting the record by one point. Then in the Lady Bulldogs’ district game Saturday, she scored 20 points, ending her…

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Gerald “Jerry” Allen Stillwell, 68 – Passed February 22, 2020

Gerald “Jerry” Allen Stillwell, age 68, went to be with Jesus February 22, 2020 at his home at Mountain Grove, Missouri, surrounded by his family. Jerry was born June 22, 1951 to Gerald and Julia Stillwell at their home on the family farm south of Mountain Grove. As a teenager, he accepted Jesus as his…

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Opal Marie Pyle, 83 – Passed February 17, 2020

Marie Pyle was born to Herbert and Opal (Dixon) Harmon February 25, 1936 at the family home in the Grandview community Houston, Missouri. She passed from this life after a lengthy illness at Houston House in Houston on February 17, 2020. Marie was saved at an early age and a member of Ozark Baptist Church.…

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$111,000 Show Me Cash prize claimed by Cabool man

Although he is not a regular Show Me Cash player, Steven Matherly of Cabool decided to purchase a ticket for the Saturday, February 8, drawing. On Monday, Matherly heard the winning ticket had been sold at The Gas Station, 319 Ozark Street in Cabool, which was where he had purchased his ticket. “Somebody posted on…

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Drug detection dog joining Cabool Police Department

A narcotics detection dog is being added to Cabool Police Department, as approved by Cabool Board of Aldermen Monday evening, February 17. CPD Sgt. Tony Hughes told aldermen that having a drug dog would assist the department in searches. Since January 1 of this year, the department has had 21 reports on narcotics and over…

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Robert Eugene Adkison, 84 – Passed February 12, 2020

  Robert “Bob” Eugene Adkison was born March 6, 1935, in Pulaski County, Missouri, to Harry and Sylvia Adkison. On February 12, 2020, Bob finished his course at 84 years, 11 months, and six days of age. Some of his last words were “with Jesus Christ, all things work out.” Bob lived on a small…

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Carol Jane Skaggs, 79 – Passed February 11, 2020

Carol Jane Skaggs, 79, of Somerset, Kentucky, passed away on Tuesday, February 11, 2020. She was born October 13, 1940, in Donora, Pennsylvania. Carol grew up on her family’s farm in the Ozarks. She graduated from high school in Cabool, Missouri, in 1958. She met Carl Skaggs in St. Louis and they were married January…

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